Hum 101: Discussion Texts and Figures, by week
Week 1: Prehistory
1.2, Creation Tales (14-15)
Figures: 0.2, Hall of Bulls, Lascaux Caves (3); 0.5, Venus of Willendorf (5)
Venus: 250000-21000 BC, fertility and nature
Bulls: caves of Lascaux, in France, 150
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l. (2 points) Body A of mass M has an original velocity of 6.0 m/s in the +x-direction toward a
stationary body (body B) 0: the same mass. After the collision, body A has velocity
components of 1.0 m/s in the +x-
College Physics I Lab
Report due date: one week after experiment was done.
Uniformly Accelerated Motion on an Air/Vernier Track
OBJECTIVES
In this laboratory,1 a linear air track or Vernier track will be used to approximate a
one-dimensional frictionless
College Physics I, Fall 2012
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Prof. Y. Kholodenko
Exam 1
October 3, 2012
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1. (2 point) A decoration, of mass M, is suslendedog) by a string from the ceiling inside an
elevator. At the moment the elevator SLOWS DOWN while still traveling UPWARD
The tension in the string is
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CONSERVATION OF MOMENTUM: AIR/VERNIER TRACK1
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES
The law of conservation of linear momentum states that the linear momentum of a system is
conserved if there are no external forces acting on the system. This law is one of the most
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elevator. The elevator is traveling UPWARD with a constant speed. The tension in the
string is
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1. (1 point) A ball, of mass 100 g, is dropped from a height of 12 m without initial velocity.
Ne lect air resistance. Its momentum just before it strikes the ground is:
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Lab 10: Focal Length of Lenses
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April 23rd 2013
Lab Section L
Objective: The objectives for this experiment includes the demonstration of converging lenses
may form while diverging lenses form virtual images,
1. cfw_2 points) A 4.43 kg mass is connected to a spring with a spring constant of 4.5 Him. The
displacement [in em) is given by the expression X(t) = 9.0 aincfw_mt]. What is the period of
the simple hamionie motion?
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1. (2 points) A bob of mass m=3.2 kg is suspended from a string of length L, forming a
pendulum. The period of this pendulum is 4.0 s. If the pendulum. bob is replaced with
one of mass m = 6.4 kg and the length of the pendulum is increased to
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1. cfw_3 points A 21) kg mass is connected to a sprin with a spring constant of 6.11 Him. The
displacement is given by the expression xcfw_t) = 1210 cm io[w t). What is the maximum
velocity of the simple harmonic motion? [Note on: In th
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elevator. The elevator is traveling UPWARD with a constant speed. The tension in the
string is
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Force Table and Vector Addition
Introduction
In this experiment we will find the resultant vectors of some given sets
using a force table, and will compare them with the resultants we
determine by graphical and analytical vector addition.
Equipment
Force
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battery. How much work was done in charging this capacitor?
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College Physics II, Spring 2012
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Prof. Y. Kholodenko
CHAPTERS 15, 17, and 18 (Part1)
FORMAL HOMEWORK
The due date is 11:59 pm on Monday, April 2, 2012. NOTE: the due time is different
from what you had in the
Exam 1: Solution key
1. (1 point) Usually red blood cells have a standard size of about 6 to 8 micrometers. A
large number of red blood cells (7.00 micrometers each) are laid side by side in a line of
length 1.00 In. How many cells are in the line? 77%.
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1. Consider a 120.0 kg block of ice sliding down the 52.00 incline plane. AsSuming the
coefcient of kinetic friction to be 0.1, what is the acceleration of the block down the
incline? (Yep, this is EX4C T LY the same problem as you had
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Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Prof. Y. Kholodenko
Exam 3
May 1, 2013
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I. (2 points) An 83.0 kg person is standing on a scale in an elevator. At the moment the
elevator is moving up and decelerates (i.e. it is moving with decreasing speed). The
value of acceleration is 7.10 m/sz. What is the reading on the sca
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Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Prof. Y. Kholodenko
Exam 1
February 27, 2013
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1. A 50 kg person is riding in an elevator that is accelerating at 2.4 mfs? downward. The
. ' ht of the 50 kg person measured on a scale in the elevator is,
A) 370 N 2
B) 3 N
C) 490 N
D) 534N
E) 610 N
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Lab 4: Approximate Simple Harmonic Motion
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Section L
February 15, 2013
Objective: The objective of the approximate simple harmonic motion lab was to determine how
the period of the pendulum depends on the leng
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1. (2 points) The largest living creature on Earth is the blue whale, which has an average
length of 70 ft. The largest blue whale on record (and therefore the largest animal ever
found) was 1.10><102 ft long. The record blue whale has mas
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Lab #4: Force Table and Vector Addition
07 October 2011
Objective
The purpose of this lab is to find resultant vectors using a force table. Then these values will
be compared to graphical depiction and analytical vector addition.
Theory
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College Physics II, Spring 2014
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Prof. Y. Kholodenko
FORMAL HOMEWORK 3
CHAPTERS 16 (parts of section 16.3), 18(Part 2), 22, 23, 29
The due date is 6:00 pm on Monday, April 28, 2014. This HW is turned in in a f
Newtons Law of Cooling
OBJECTIVES
Heat transfer from a hot object to a cold one plays an important role in various
phenomena. In many cases the rate of heat transfer (i.e. the power transferred in the
process) is directly proportional to the temperature d
Lab 8: Snells Law
April 12th 2012
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Section L
Objective: The objectives for the Snells Law lab include the experimental determination of the
index of refraction of a given medium using Snells Law, while compari
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1. A motorist travels from one town to another. The rst half of the whole distance he
travels at 100 km/h. He travels the second half of the total distance at 60 kmfh. What is
the average speed of the motorist for the who